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Data61 PhD Scholarship

Future student scholarship
A scholarship for PhD students interested in researching data.

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

Building and planning, Engineering, Information technology and Science and mathematics

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance


Australian or New Zealand and International

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a full stipend set at a rate equivalent to the Research Training Program base rate ($27,596 in 2019). The top-up scholarship is valued up to $15,000 per year.


Data61 PhD Scholarship and Data61 Top-up Scholarship are open to domestic and international students.

You must have already applied for, or have already started a PhD research program at QUT. You'll also need to accept the Data61 scholarship conditions.

How to apply

For full application and eligibility details, see the Data61 website.

About the scholarship

As part of Australia’s leading digital research powerhouse, Data61 inspires PhD students to contribute to a data-rich community that informs, impacts and continually evolves. From smart cities, data-driven health and social services, to the digital economy, safety and security, and digital government, at Data61 they create data you can trust.

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